Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 17 23
Rank change year-on-year -21 +6 +19
Permanent jobs citing PHP 18 30 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 4.92% 10.79% 10.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.29% 15.63% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 41
Chester median annual salary £38,750 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.13% +33.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,200 £22,500
90th Percentile £47,875 £57,500 £40,000
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% -

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 247 192 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 67.49% 69.06% 64.45%
Number of salaries quoted 224 173 231
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,800 £24,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £60,750
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% +4.00%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Chester

PHP
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP in Chester.

Salary trend for PHP in Chester

PHP
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Chester over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for PHP.

1 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 8 (44.44%) MySQL
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) CSS
4 6 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) Web Development
4 6 (33.33%) jQuery
5 5 (27.78%) Unix
6 4 (22.22%) Linux
6 4 (22.22%) Apache
6 4 (22.22%) Python
6 4 (22.22%) Google
6 4 (22.22%) TDD
6 4 (22.22%) Magento
6 4 (22.22%) Twitter
7 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
7 3 (16.67%) HTML5
7 3 (16.67%) React
7 3 (16.67%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (16.67%) CSS3
7 3 (16.67%) Laravel
7 3 (16.67%) LAMP
7 3 (16.67%) Debian
7 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (16.67%) Scrum
7 3 (16.67%) nginx

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) Apache
2 3 (16.67%) nginx
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
1 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
1 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.56%) Advertising
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) PHP Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior PHP Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.56%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Salesforce Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 7 (38.89%) CSS
3 6 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 3 (16.67%) CSS3
4 3 (16.67%) HTML5
4 3 (16.67%) LAMP
4 3 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (16.67%) Laravel
4 3 (16.67%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (16.67%) React
4 3 (16.67%) Symfony
5 2 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (11.11%) Django
5 2 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (5.56%) CherryPy
6 1 (5.56%) JSON
6 1 (5.56%) Spring
6 1 (5.56%) WCF
6 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Unix
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Debian
4 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Web Development
3 4 (22.22%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 3 (16.67%) MVC
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps
5 2 (11.11%) OOP
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Workflow
6 1 (5.56%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 1 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) Mobile Development
6 1 (5.56%) SOLID
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (22.22%) Python
5 3 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) C++
6 1 (5.56%) C
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby
6 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Google
1 4 (22.22%) Twitter
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.56%) Zend